Only the poor care about the environment




The poor worry about climate change as they see its effects immediately. The rich and educated are less affected by climate change, are insulated by it, and are happy just talking about it.

Only the poor care about the environment. It is a fallacy that the rich, educated, liberal elites care about the environment.

Research done by multiple sources has shown that poor people and poor countries care more about the environment.

The poor worry about climate change as they see its effects immediately. The rich and educated are less affected by climate change, are insulated by it, and are happy just talking about it.

The poor worry about climate change as they don't have the resources to relocate. The rich can easily
shift to their second home overnight, and leave the environmental destruction behind.

The poor person without Air Conditioning appreciates the tree which gives him shade. The rich have no such worries in their Air Conditioned and sheltered offices and homes.

The poor care for the environment but are powerless to do anything about it. The rich have the power to take action but prefer to merely talk about it, make token gestures, and prefer to 'inspire' others to do the actual work and make the sacrifices.

Take the example of what is going on in USA where 29% of the bird life has disappeared since 1970. Contrast this with several 'poor' countries where the wildlife has been preserved and is doing much better. All the money, education, and awareness counts for nothing when hypocrisy, greed and cheap thrills drive people's lives. The irony of this is that people in Westernized countries consider themselves the most environmentally conscious people in the world. We should definitely write that on the grave of the 29% of the birdlife that was eliminated.

It is only the poor people, and poor countries that care for the environment.





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